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Accessibility in Space and Time: A GIS Approach - Agenda  Detailed Schedule

Day      Contents
(July 7, Monday)
  • Continental Breakfast at 8:30 A.M.

  • Lecture by Donald Janelle and Mei-Po Kwan, 9:00 - 10:30 A.M.

Concepts and measures of accessibility: Integrating GIS into accessibility studies

  • Lab session

    Introduction to ArcGIS
    Introduction to Maptitude

  • Barbeque at Derby Hall, 6:00 PM

Network Access
(July 8, Tuesday)
  • Continental Breakfast at 8:30 A.M.

  • Lecture by Morton O’Kelly:

Planar Access - Network Access

Examples: Population trends, periodic market, link and nodal accessibility, paths, social networks, Internet connectivity

  • Guest lecture by Jim Moody, 1:00 - 2:30 P.M.
  • Lab session by Morton O'Kelly:

Distance measurement, network connections, and mapping network nodes

Spatial Interaction Modeling
(July 9, Wednesday)
  • Continental Breakfast at 8:30 A.M.

  • Lecture  by Michael Tiefelsdorf:

Spatial interaction and temporal patterns: Statistical estimation and incorporation of GIS

Examples: Migration and commuting patterns

  • Lab session by Michael Tiefelsdorf:

    Spatial interaction data are explored, an interaction model is specified and calibrated, and the resulting model parameters as well as the model residuals are visualized and analyzed

  • Dinner at Buckeye Hall of Fame Café, 7:00 PM

Space-Time Accessibility
(July 10, Thursday)
  • Continental Breakfast at 8:30 A.M.

  • Lecture by Mei-Po Kwan:

Time Geography: Concepts and measurement of Space-Time individual accessibility

Examples: Access to jobs, urban opportunities, transportation

  • Lab session by Mei-Po Kwan:

    Creating density surface, measurement and visualization of space-time accessibility

  • Roundtable Discussion at Derby Hall, 7:00 PM

Public Transportation
(July 11, Friday)


  • Continental Breakfast at 8:30 A.M.

  • Lecture by Alan Murray:

Introduction to public transportation - Introduction of location set covering model - Integrating GIS and location set covering model - Policy and implication for social equity

Examples: Public transportation and policy analysis

  • Guest lecture 

  • Lab session by Alan Murray:

Evaluate access, integrated location model in ArcGIS, interpretation of results


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